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Old 04-24-2016, 08:56 PM   #1
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Synthetic oil ?

I have a 2008 V-6 diesel Winnebago View ,The manual says to use only
synthetic oil with 229.51 rating, recommended by Mercedes.

Is this to be followed , to the letter ,or will any high quality synthetic ,
be Ok to use ?

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I would consider that listed as the lowest grade that should be used

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Having had a MB dsl i dont think you will find a synthetic in the right weight range that is MB spec other than that spec. Its available in a couple different brands.
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This site has a list of oils that are certified by Mercedes to their spec.
List of Mercedes 229.51 Approved Oil
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